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Where should I put a vapour retarder?

...Where are you located? I see the word ‘vapour’ with a U in it which is indicative of Canada, in which case it is a likely yes, the vapour barrier is best at the...

Posted by Jeffrey Connell March 14, 2020, 4:25 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 4 Responses

Lunos HRV - where can I buy them and get advice?

I need an air exchanger in a new studio, it's very tight, 350 square feet, and want to buy two Lunos HRV's. I need the cost per unit and the best locations for...

Posted by martin tierney Nov. 16, 2019, 4:57 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

Where is the correct vapor barrier location in Chicago?

I live in a 1970's era raised ranch in the metro Chicago area. The foundation walls raise 4.5 feet above grade. The floor joists on top of the wall extend out ...

Posted by Joel Peerson Jan. 31, 2021, 7:31 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 2 Responses

Where can I buy hemp batt insulation in Canada?

255sq ft surface area. Requiring hemp batt insulation for a metal structure. Would like to purchase Canadian product from Canadian diatributor (not California)...

Posted by Jen Moffat Sept. 23, 2020, 12:48 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Where can i buy hemp batt insulation in Western Canada?

...Where do we buy it??? What store???

Posted by Jen Moffat Aug. 14, 2020, 11:14 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 4 Responses

Where can I donate all my construction tools/supplies?

...where people buy and sell used building materials online . You could even make a whole bunch of friends in your neighbourhood if you hand them out as needed. So...

Posted by Sam Djam Nov. 30, 2020, 3:54 p.m. Recycled and Reclaimed Materials 1 Responses

Where can I find building plans for an eco home?

...Where can I get more Info about prefab homes in florida We hope to have climate specific prefab eco kit homes available all across the states in the near future...

Posted by Derek Kittilsen Aug. 4, 2019, 12:09 p.m. Planning and Design 5 Responses

Where can I find a professional to remove mold from a basement?

...Where you are located, if you are rural or on a city sewer system, if the basement has ever flooded and how often, if the walls were insulated and if you plan t...

Posted by Lorna Fraser Oct. 29, 2021, 8:06 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses

Where can I buy an HRV in New York State?

...where you are located? Your mention of 'Fahrenheit' rather than 'Celcius' means likely the US, and choosing the right ventilation system would depend a lot on y...

Posted by Jarred Weaver July 29, 2019, 8:55 a.m. HRV and ERV 2 Responses

Where can I sell windows- Brand New, unopened?

...Where to buy and sell used building materials

Posted by Michael Parnell Sept. 9, 2020, 9:52 a.m. Recycled and Reclaimed Materials 1 Responses

Where would I go for guidance on structural design of footings that sit on top of high-density insulation?

I'm not concerned with the compression issue, but rather how the lateral (shear) loads get transferred from the concrete footing into the soil, via the insulat...

Posted by Douglas Bennion July 31, 2019, 4:34 p.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses

Where do you install a weeping tile with a high water table?

...where the entire slab is poured first, then ICF walls are formed on top. This will actually lead to a far superior slab in terms of energy performance and home ...

Posted by Alex Kesheshian June 11, 2020, 11:54 p.m. Foundations and Basements 3 Responses

Where can I find formaldehyde free cabinets that aren't plywood?

I'm looking for a formaldehyde free cabinet that is all wood and is no or low voc. No plywood please. Are you looking for formaldehyde-free cabinets for a kitc...

Posted by Camille Young Dec. 3, 2019, 7:56 p.m. Kitchens 3 Responses

Where can we buy hurricane proof prefab homes in Florida?

My family and I are purchasing ten acres in FL and we want to then build five Pre fab solar powered Hurricane safe one bedroom homes on the property. Can you s...

Posted by Christopher Costas April 29, 2021, 3:21 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

For a first time buyer where do you start with renovations?

...where to start with home renovations when you first buy a home is not easy. Your question about grants and incentives is tricky to answer since they change by r...

Posted by Joanne Geall Aug. 19, 2020, 3:14 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses

What is an Alternative ground cover to grass for a yard that gets wet and shady where kids play ?

Brooklyn, NY, small backyard. Tried to cultivate grass for years but often dies. Would love alternative ground cover. Ideally not waiting months for it to esta...

Posted by Hillary Fairbanks Sept. 4, 2020, 10:55 a.m. Exteriors - Eco-Friendly Alternatives 1 Responses

Where does a vapour barrier go when building a shed in southern Ontario?

I have worked my way through 75% of building a shop in my yard. Having obtained a permit I have been subjected to the archaic expectations of the local buildin...

Posted by Charley Nelson Nov. 5, 2020, 10:09 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

Where can I buy green home building plans and blue prints?

Looking for plans to build an eco-friendly house in New Brunswick. We don't have green home plans to offer sorry, but you should check out our prefab LEED and ...

Posted by Moyra Francis Oct. 25, 2019, 5:55 p.m. Concept and design 2 Responses